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How to Mow the Lawn Properly

How and when you mow your yard can affect the lawn's appearance and health.

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Top 21 Lawn Care Projects

  1. 1. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

  2. 2. Lawn Maintenance

    DIY Network offers a few tips and tricks to keep your lawn looking great all year round.

  3. 3. Thatch and Aerating

    DIY experts show how to properly thatch and aerate a lawn for healthy grass.

  4. 4. Lawn Care

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on lawn care.

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  5. 5. Mowing and Trimming a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on mowing and trimming a lawn.

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  6. 6. How to Dethatch a Lawn

    Thatch acts as a barrier to water, nutrients and air reaching the soil and should be removed to ensure a healthy lawn. Learn how to rei...

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    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. To Mow Or Not To Mow?

    A DIY Network master gardener examines the pros and cons of having a lawn to maintain.

  8. 8. How to Aerate a Lawn

    Aeration is the process of getting oxygen to plant roots. Learn how to reinvigorate your compacted lawn through aeration.

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    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  10. 10. How to Edge and String-Trim a Lawn

    Follow these tips to giving your lawn a professional, manicured look.

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    $100 - $250
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    Easy
  11. 11. De-Thatching a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on de-thatching a lawn.

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  12. 12. Mulching and Bagging vs. Edging and Trimming

    Should you mulch and bag or edge and trim? These are important questions when caring for your lawn. DIY experts offer some answers.

  13. 13. Lawn Leaf Removal in Fall (00:01:07)

    Fall lawn maintenance tips include various ways to remove fallen leaves.

  14. 14. Lawn Upkeep

    This DIY Basic will provide tips for keeping a lawn beautiful.

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  15. 15. Green Your Lawn (00:01:02)

    Here's the DIY Download for maintaining a green lawn.

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